Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders will get to carry out as a touring member of an act that influenced him tremendously when he joins Thin Lizzy’s lineup this summer time on a handful of European festivals.
Sanders will play with the classic rock band at 4 competition gigs in late July and early August, starting July 28th on the Steelhouse Pageant in South Wales, UK, and working by an August 10th efficiency on the Alcatraz Pageant in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Steelhouse Pageant gig will function Skinny Lizzy taking part in their 1979 album, Black Rose (A Rock Legend).
“It’s no secret that Skinny Lizzy has had an enormous affect on Mastodon’s music,” stated Sanders. “Being requested to affix them on stage is an enormous deal and true honor to me. I’m actually wanting ahead to it!”
Guitarist Scott Gorham acknowledged, “We’re very comfortable to welcome Troy to the Lizzy household! We met a number of years in the past at Obtain competition and he’s an incredible man and killer bass participant as well so very comfortable he wished to affix us for the reveals this summer time.”
Singer Ricky Warwick added, “Mastodon are a improbable band and realizing how a lot of a Skinny Lizzy fan Troy is, he might be a tremendous addition to the fold.”
Along with the 40th anniversary of the Black Rose album, Skinny Lizzy are additionally celebrating 50 years as a band. Following the demise of founding frontman Phil Lynott in 1986, Skinny Lizzy solely exist as a touring act. Nonetheless, the band members do file albums underneath the identify Black Star Riders.
Mastodon, in the meantime, might be performing their 2009 album, Crack the Skye, in its entirety after they hit the highway with Coheed and Cambria and Each Time I Die for North American tour this summer time. Tickets for that trek could be discovered here.
Skinny Lizzy 2019 Tour Dates with Troy Sanders on Bass:
07/28 – S. Wales, UK @ Steelhouse Pageant (unique Black Rose album set)
08/04 – Cheshire, UK @ Rewind North Pageant
08/08 – Alicante, ES @ Leyendas Del Rock Pageant
08/10 – Kortrijk, BE @ Alcatraz Pageant
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